Bomb scare at Rajiv Chowk Metro station

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:18

New Delhi: Panic was triggered at the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station here on Thursday after police received an anonymous call to blow up the station.

Police received a call at around 2:51 pm claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the station, which sees a footfall of almost five lakh everyday, and all entry points to the station was closed at 3:12 pm, officials said.

"Bomb squad reached the station at 3:12 pm after which the entry into the station was not permitted. The search is on," they said.
However, metro operations were normal and people were allowed to use the interchange facility at the busy station, Metro officials said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:18

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